THERE are long delays near Worcester city centre caused by roadworks on Rainbow Hill.

First Bus Worcester warn of 30 minute delays on the 35 service in the city this evening (Friday).

It said: "Due to operational issues, and delays due to roadworks at the bottom of Rainbow Hill, we are currently seeing 30 minute delays to service 35.

"As a result, the following services are cancelled:

"16:17 Crowngate - Blackpole

"17:08 Blackpole - Crowngate."

Severn Trent Water is carrying out works on the road which are scheduled to last until Thursday, November 30.

The roadworks are for utility repair and maintenance works.